Pablo currently studies finance at Kean University and he’s just one DACAmented student who will have a fair and equal chance to apply for in-state financial aid in the fall semester thanks to A-3467/S-699. All that’s left is for Gov. Murphy to sign this bill. Here’s the biggest misconception Pablo wants to clear up about DACA recipients in the United States.
It was the OG Marza’s birthday last week. Here is Pablo pictured celebrating another year with his dad. For this question, we asked him what was the best advice/life lessons your pops taught you?
“My father taught me to be humble. He also told me hard work always pays off, to always have faith in God and to have faith in yourself. My father said that life isn’t always going to work in my favor and that doors may close in my face, but when one door closes, another door opens. There’s always a solution to a problem.”
We caught up with Pablo Marza, a DACAmented 23-year-old living in Elizabeth, NJ, at his place of business — the barbershop. He’s been cutting hair since his sophomore year of high school and estimates he cuts about 30 clients a week (not bad for a “second shift”). Can you believe he bought his first car from the money he saved from barbering?
We’re sharing the story of Sergio Baron, a DACAmented 22-year-old who came to the United States at 6 years old from Bogota, Colombia (yea, he’s a rolo). Let the N.J. Immigrant Project paint you a picture of his American life. Check our page for the full story.
Watch as we walk with Sergio, a DACAmented 22-year-old from Elizabeth, NJ, to his car after he just finished an overtime shift. An aspiring engineer that graduated with an associate’s degree from Union County College, he said he’d be interested in tackling climate issues once he finishes his bachelor’s degree.
April 12, 2018 @ 1:24 p.m. — Walking up to the gallows to see the vote go down on A-3467, a bill that would level the playing field and give undocustudents the same opportunity to apply for in-state financial aid to afford college costs. Join us as we follow Shannel Paulino and hear what she has to say about her experience. Paulino is a U.S. citizen that came to the vote today to show solidarity for her friend Maddy, a DACAmented student.